AI Watch

Welcome! This is a website to track people and organizations working on AI safety. See the code repository for the source code and data of this website.

This website is developed by Issa Rice and has been partially funded by Vipul Naik.

If you like (or want to like) this website and have money: the current funder doesn't want to continue funding this project. As a result, it is currently mostly sitting around. If you want to bring this site to the next level, contact Issa at What you get: site improvements, recognition in the site credits. What the site needs: money.

If you have time and want experience building websites: this website is looking for contributors. If you want to help out, contact Issa at What you get: little or no pay (this could change if the site gets funding; see previous paragraph), recognition in the site credits, privilege of working with me, knowledge of the basics of web development (MySQL, PHP, Git). What the site needs: data collection/entry and website code improvements.

Last updated on 2019-11-27.

Table of contents


Agenda name Associated people Associated organizations
Iterated amplification Paul Christiano, Buck Shlegeris, Dario Amodei OpenAI
Embedded agency Eliezer Yudkowsky, Scott Garrabrant, Abram Demski Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Comprehensive AI services Eric Drexler Future of Humanity Institute
Ambitious value learning Stuart Armstrong Future of Humanity Institute
Factored cognition Andreas Stuhlm├╝ller Ought
Recursive reward modeling Jan Leike, David Krueger, Tom Everitt, Miljan Martic, Vishal Maini, Shane Legg Google DeepMind
Debate Paul Christiano OpenAI
Interpretability Christopher Olah
Inverse reinforcement learning
Preference learning
Cooperative inverse reinforcement learning
Imitation learning
Alignment for advanced machine learning systems Jessica Taylor, Eliezer Yudkowsky, Patrick LaVictoire, Andrew Critch Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Learning-theoretic AI alignment Vanessa Kosoy
Counterfactual reasoning Jacob Steinhardt

Positions grouped by person

Showing 8 people with positions.

Name Number of organizations List of organizations
Aaron Silverbook 1 Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Aleksandra Orchowska 1 EthicsNet
Carson Jones 1 Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Colleen Gleason 1 Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative
Elizabeth Morningstar 1 Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Erica Edelman 1 Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Jesse Galef 1 Machine Intelligence Research Institute
Kurt Brown 1 Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Positions grouped by organization

Showing 3 organizations.

Organization Number of people List of people
Machine Intelligence Research Institute 6 Kurt Brown, Aaron Silverbook, Jesse Galef, Elizabeth Morningstar, Erica Edelman, Carson Jones
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative 1 Colleen Gleason
EthicsNet 1 Aleksandra Orchowska